Cato Institute Critique Of Smart Growth

Using Portland, Oregon as an example, the author attempts to show the problems of smart growth.

Using Portland Oregan as a prime example, this article attempts to explain how smart growth policies, "effects appear to be increases in traffic congestion, air polution, consumer costs, taxes, and just about every other impediment to urban livabiltiy." [20-page report in PDF format]

Thanks to Nick

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